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A bookworm's paradise: Inside the world's most beautiful libraries from the Vatican to Dublin

Daily Mail Logo Daily Mail | Slide 1 of 14: Massimo Listri's 30-year pursuit of the word's most exquisite sites has taken him to the likes of medieval chambers and vast 19th-century libraries like Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana - The Vatican Library, in Rome, Italy, which has around 1.1 million printed books and was built by Pope Nicholas V in 1475 to lure pilgrims and scholars to the city

Massimo Listri's 30-year pursuit of the word's most exquisite sites has taken him to the likes of medieval chambers and vast 19th-century libraries like Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana - The Vatican Library, in Rome, Italy, which has around 1.1 million printed books and was built by Pope Nicholas V in 1475 to lure pilgrims and scholars to the city

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